ruina = ruin feminine noun

ruina

feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of RUINA

1
: ruin, destruction
llevar a alguien a la ruinato ruin someone, to bring someone to ruin
estar en la ruinato be ruined
2
: ruin, downfall
la avaricia será su ruinagreed will be his ruin
3
: collapse (of a building, etc.)
amenazar ruinato threaten to collapse
4
ruinas feminine plural noun : ruins, remains
ruinas romanasRoman ruins
estar/quedar en ruinasto be/lie in ruins

Examples of RUINA

estaba al borde de la ruina he was on the brink of (financial) ruin
la empresa le llevó a la ruina the venture ruined him (financially)
estar en la ruina to be ruined
tanto gastar en viajes va a ser mi ruina spending all this money on travel is going to cost me a fortune
amenazar ruina to threaten to collapse
el alcohol va a ser mi ruina alcohol will be the ruin of me
esto contribuyó a su ruina política this contributed to his political downfall
estar hecho una ruina to be a wreck

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